Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The much-hyped Make in Odisha conclave, to be organised by the State Government in association with Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), is all set to begin at Janata Maidan here today.

The three-day conclave would be inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would attend the event as chief guest tomorrow.

The conclave, which is aimed at creating an enabling conducive environment for industry sector and attracting more number of investors to the state, will be attended by over 100 companies.
The state government hopes that the business summit would create opportunities for investment worth around Rs 1 lakh crore. Besides mineral and metal sectors, the government would also give focus to non-mineral sector at the summit.

Sources said eight new policies would be unveiled at the conclave, where the Chief Minister would appraise the investors about the incentives of these policies. The city is all set to welcome over 1,000 delegates at the venue while noted artist Padma Shri Sudarshan Pattnaik has created a unique sand art to welcome the guests at the airport here.